Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 6, 2010
NBS Technologies Inc., a leading provider of hardware and software solutions for card personalization, secure ID, EMV® compliance/migration, smart card and semiconductor equipment solutions for financial institutions, governments, and corporations worldwide, today announced the appointment of Francois Maurel as General Manager, NBS Technologies SAS France. In his new role, Mr. Maurel will be responsible for providing leadership and growth of NBS’ smart card manufacturing and wafer handling/packing product portfolio while supporting NBS’ relationships with its major account partners around the globe.
Mr. Maurel first joined NBS in 2005 as Key Accounts Manager and has taken on increasing levels of responsibility with his most recent position being Director of Sales, Global Key Accounts. Mr. Maurel’s pre-NBS experience includes key roles with Gemplus - Director of Technical Pre-Sales Support (North America), Advanced Personalization Center Business Development Manager both based in the US, and Manager of Software Personalization based in France – as well as positions within Samsung Semiconductor including Key Accounts Manager & Technical Marketing Manager.
“We are very pleased that Francois is assuming this role within our French company. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge and we feel he has the right mix of sales and technical aptitude to provide successful leadership of this business unit. Francois will provide outstanding support and service to our major account partners globally.” said NBS President and CEO, Bryan Hills.
Mr. Maurel is an Engineering graduate of ISEN (Electronic Engineering School) and holds an MBA from IAE Aix en Provence.
Mr. Maurel assumes his new role immediately, and will continue to operate out of our Rousset, France office.
About NBS Technologies Inc.
For over 30 years, NBS Technologies remains a leading provider of equipment for card personalization, EMV compliance/migration, smart card and semiconductor manufacturing, secure ID, and payment solutions for financial institutions, governments, and corporations worldwide. The company manufactures specialized and complementary product lines within its Smart Solutions, and Payment Solutions divisions. NBS Technologies' head office is located in Canada with locations in USA, France and the UK, along with a worldwide dealer network. For more information, visit http://www.nbstech.com.
NBS Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management (http://www.brookfield.com), a specialist asset manager. Focused on property, power and infrastructure assets, Brookfield has over US$100 billion of assets under management and is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock exchanges.
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